Metallica collaborated with Van to release multiple designs of the Converse Chuck Taylor All Star Hi-Top Sneaker. One style features the band’s lighting logo from the Ride the Lightning album cover wrapping around the back of the heel. Another style features a black ink drawing of “Fixxxer” skull done by Pushead. Lastly is the pirate skull design which has been used on Metallica posters and other merchandise.
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Metallica is an American heavy metal band formed in Los Angeles, California. Metallica was formed in 1981 when vocalist/guitarist James Hetfield responded to an advertisement posted by drummer Lars Ulrich in a local newspaper. The band’s current line-up comprises founding members Hetfield and Ulrich, longtime lead guitarist Kirk Hammett and bassist Robert Trujillo. Lead guitarist Dave Mustaine and bassists Ron McGovney, Cliff Burton and Jason Newsted are former members of the band. Metallica collaborated over a long period with producer Bob Rock, who produced all of the band’s albums from 1990 to 2003 and served as a temporary bassist between the departure of Newsted and the hiring of Trujillo.